Beira Lake is a lake in the centre of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city. It initially occupied approximately 165 ha (410 acres) of land 100 years ago and this has since been reduced to 65 ha (160 acres) today due to various reasons.
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The Sri Lanka Ports Authority Maritime Museum (වරාය අධිකාරය මූදුබඩ කෞතුකාගාරය ), commonly known as the Colombo Maritime Museum, is located at 19 Chaithya Road, Colombo, adjacent to the Colombo Port. The museum is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.
Crow Island in Mattakkuliya, a landscape similar to that in the Eastern coast with a slum environment, thin lanes tightly packed with dwellings, Hindu kovils and churches is to be developed into a public recreational facility under the Metro Colombo Urba Development Programme (MCUDP) with World Bank assistance next year.
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The Galle Face is a 5 ha (12 acres) ocean-side urban park, which stretches for 500 m (1,600 ft) along the coast, in the heart of Colombo, the financial and business capital of Sri Lanka. The promenade was initially laid out in 1859 by Governor Sir Henry George Ward, although the original Galle Face Green extended over a much larger area than is seen today.
Gangaramaya Park. Place Category: Building, Engineering & Construction Place Tags: Play area. Profile. Profile Photo Map Reviews Related Listing. What was once a swamp adjoining the famous Beira Lake, a landmark in the capital city, is today a vibrant complex comprising the Gangaramaya temple, the ‘seema Malaka’ – an assembly hall for monks – in the picturesque Beira Lake and a ...
Bawa's No.11 was not only the architect's house but inevitably a space of invention, sensuality, thought and wonder. A volume carved in the search for light and fresh air. In the photo a view of the gallery before his personal space, this wonderful door is the work of the Australian painter Donald Friend.
Isipathanaramaya Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Located in Havelock Town it was built in 1916 by Duenuge Disan Pedris, a wealthy merchant, in memory of his only son Henry Pedris who was executed by British officials for alleged incitement of racial riots in 1915, which were proven false.
Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (known colloquially as the Samman Kottu Palli, Rathu Palliya, Red Masjid or the Red Mosque) is a historic mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is located on Second Cross Street in Pettah. The mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo and a popular tourist site in the city.
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The Khan Clock Tower was built in Colombo, Sri Lanka by the Khan Family of Bombay. The Clock Tower is a popular landmark and marks the entrance to Pettah Market. The Clock Tower was built in the early 20th century by the family of Framjee Bhikhajee Khan.
The National Art Gallery, the three wing gallery space is situated next to the National Museum. The main gallery has a permanent collection of portraits and landscapes. The other two wings have a change of temporary exhibitions by Sri Lankan artists.
National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (also called Colombo Zoo or Dehiwala Zoo) is a zoological garden in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education.
Why Old Town Hall is special ? Designed by J.G. Smither, an architect in the Public Works Department during the British rule in Sri Lanka, the Old Town Hall was opened in 1873. The building was established as the office and chambers of the Colombo Municipal Council and also functioned as a courthouse.
Royal Colombo Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Sri Lanka. Established in 1880, it is located in the capital city of Colombo at The Ridgeway Links also known as the Anderson Golf Course. Established in 1880, it is located in the capital city of Colombo at The Ridgeway Links also known as the Anderson Golf Course.
The Saskia Fernando Gallery came into being from a dream that Saskia had, as a young girl, being a talented artist herself, to one day run her own art gallery. Whilst the gallery was an ambition, Saskia’s main desire was to help the local creative community.
St. Lucia's Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The Cathedral is located at Kotahena, in the north east of Colombo, on 18,240 sq. ft. of land, and is dedicated to Saint Lucy. It traces its origins to a small structure for worship built during Dutch occupation.
The Central Point is a completely refurbished building behind Dutch Hospital, run by the Central Bank. It's a beautiful space which now houses a money museum and a cafe. After the Central Bank bombing in 1996 the beautiful Central Point building was damaged and abandoned.
The Wolvendaal Church is considered one of the most important Dutch buildings in Colombo. Built in 1749, the Church is located on a hill, providing a fantastic view overlooking the Colombo harbour. It is believed that when the Church was built, what is now a bustling and crowded area was once a forested wilderness.